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The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog (1927) was a Crime - Drama Film directed by Alfred Hitchcock and produced by Michael Balcon and Carlyle Blackwell.

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Hitchcock Blogathon #5: The Lodger

By RBuccicone on Jan 17, 2011 From MacGuffin Movies

The Lodger (1926) ???? Hitchcock got his career in films started as soon as the medium?existed in England, it seems. He started as an intertitle designer, did some assisting on pictures and then moved on to directing. The Lodger is if not his best silent film at least the director’s favorite. ... Read full article


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This is the earliest film directed by Alfred Hitchcock that survives today in its entirety.
Ivor Novello reprised his role in the 1932 sound remake of The Phantom Fiend, directed by Maurice Elvey. Hitchcock was asked to serve as director for the remake, but declined. The 1932 film was released in the United States as "The Phantom Fiend."
Alfred Hitchcock's cameo as an extra came by accident when he didn't have enough people for extras in a scene, he decided to help by appearing in the scene himself. As a result, he decided to turn his appearance into one of his trademarks with him performing silent walk-on bits in most of his later films appearing as uncredited extras.
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